India will send one lakh youths to Japan for on-job training for three to five years as part of the government’s skill development programme. In a series of tweets, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, Japan will bear the financial cost of the skill training of Indian technical interns.
The Minister said the Cabinet has approved signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation, MoC between India and Japan on the ‘Technical Intern Training Program. He said, the MoC, is expected to be signed during his three-day visit to Tokyo starting from 16th of October.
Mr Pradhan said these youth will work in the Japanese ecosystem and get employment opportunities there along with accommodation facility. An official release said, the MoC is expected to pave the way for bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the area of skill development.